"People naturally gravitate to the theme parks when they visit Orlando, but in recent years other holiday traditions have started that visitors and local residents can enjoy without paying the theme park admission,"
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) December 05, 2012
The month leading up to Christmas and New Year's are among the busiest travel days of the year for Orlando, and there are plenty of special holiday events that visitors and Florida residents can enjoy. Orlandoescape.com--the #1 Internet site for Orlando--has hotel deals for properties near all of the Top 5 Holiday Events in Orlando.
"Over the past decade Orlando has developed some very unique Christmas traditions," said Sunil Govind, president of Orlandoescape.com. "If you haven't been to Orlando during the holidays, or it's been years since you came, you won't believe the variety of events that are in town."
Here are just a few of the hotel deals listed on Orlandoescape.com that are located near the Top 5 Holiday Events in Orlando:
#1 Christmas at Walt Disney World: Each of the theme parks at Walt Disney World celebrates the holidays in a very special way. Magic Kingdom hosts Mickey's Very Merry Christmas on select evenings (at an additional cost) but there is no extra fee to enjoy Christmas around the world at Epcot's World Showcase, the holiday parade at Disney's Animal Kingdom and the spectacular Osborne Family Festival of Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Nearby hotels with special deals include the Buena Vista Suites,Celebration Suites, and the Holiday Inn Main Gate East.
# 2 Grinchmas! at Universal Studios: For those visitors who are in more of a “Grinchy” mood, Universal Studios celebrates its annual Grinchmas! with opportunities for character dining with the Grinch. Another popular Universal Studios tradition comes directly from the Big Apple--many of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade floats make their way down to Orlando for a daily parade. Hotels with special deals in the Universal Studios area include the Best Western Plus Orlando Gateway, Westin Imagine, and the Four Points by Sheraton.
#3 SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration: This annual festival of light and live performances includes everything from Santa to Shamu, and it all culminates in an unforgettable New Year's Eve party with fireworks and festivities. Hotels with discount offers through Orlandoescape.con include the Vista Cay Resort and Residence Inn Orlando at SeaWorld.
#4 ICE! at Gaylord Palms: The highlight of the holiday season at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, ICE! is an amazing indoor display of frozen sculptures with a festive Yuletide theme. Visitors wear an electric blue full length parka as they stroll through this Winter Wonderland, and guests of the Gaylord Palms are just a few minutes away from Walt Disney World's main gate.
#5 Light Up UCF: The Radisson Hotel UCF is close to the University of Central Florida campus, where the Light Up UCF festival has been growing in popularity on recent years. Visitors can enjoy ice skating, outdoor Christmas movies (after all, this is Florida) and am elaborate display of outdoor Christmas lights throughout the holiday season.
"People naturally gravitate to the theme parks when they visit Orlando, but in recent years other holiday traditions have started that visitors and local residents can enjoy without paying the theme park admission," said Govind.
For more information about these hotel deals and others in the Orlando area, visit Orlandoescape.com.
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